Day 118

Since 1892

April 26th, 2012

"If you come to the Russian and Turkish Baths expecting soothing balms, thick towels, and gentle ministrations of flower-scented infusions, head elsewhere. This is a rough-hewn place -- and proud of it."

One Comment

  1. Gigi says:

    Laughing at one of the comments on the link .. “The masseuse is a burly Russian who has me lie on a firm padded table. He pounds my body like a piece of veal. He uses his fingers to massage my muscles so deeply that it feels like he is trying to attack my vital organs. I tell him to let up and he does a bit, but I leave there wishing I had stuck to the birch branch whipping.”

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